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Marner ties team-record point streak, Leafs beat Sharks 3-1

Dec. 01, 2022 00:22 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pierre Engvall scored with 2:27 left in regulation, Mitch Marner had a goal to stretch his point streak to a franchise record-tying 18 games, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Wednesday night. Auston Matthews also scored for Toronto, and...

Vesey, Goodrow lead Rangers to 3-1 win over Senators

Dec. 01, 2022 00:03 AM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jimmy Vesey and Barclay Goodrow gave New York a two-goal lead midway through the second period, and the Rangers beat the Ottawa Senators 3-1 on Wednesday night. Chris Kreider also scored and Ryan Lindgren had three assists to help the Rangers snap a...

Sabres withstand Red Wings' rally, win 5-4 in shootout

Nov. 30, 2022 23:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Jack Quinn scored the only goal in a shootout, Dylan Cozens had the second two-goal game of his career and the Buffalo Sabres held off the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 on Wednesday night. Mattias Samuelsson got his first career goal for the Sabres, who squandered a...

Bruins extend NHL-record season-opening home win streak

Nov. 30, 2022 17:25 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Taylor Hall scored twice and the Boston Bruins extended their NHL-record streak of home victories to open a season to 13 games with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. Backup goalie Jeremy Swayman made 27 saves and Brad Marchand added an...

Penguins D Letang out indefinitely after 2nd stroke

Nov. 30, 2022 15:39 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kris Letang plays hockey with a grace and inexhaustible fluidity seemingly impervious to the rigors of spending nearly half his life in the NHL. For the second time in less than a decade, however, a major health scare has brought Letang's career to a halt. ...

Ovechkin tops Gretzky for most road goals, Caps beat Canucks

Nov. 30, 2022 02:32 AM EST

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice, passing Wayne Gretzky for the most road goals in NHL history, and the Washington Capitals beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-1 on Tuesday night. Ovechkin has scored 403 of his 793 career goals away from home. Gretzky holds...

Flames spoil Tkachuk's return to Calgary, beat Panthers 6-2

Nov. 30, 2022 01:36 AM EST

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Dillon Dube scored short-handed and had two assists, and the Flames spoiled Matthew Tkachuk's return to Calgary by beating the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Tuesday night. Rasmus Andersson, Jonathan Huberdeau, Tyler Toffoli and Andrew Mangiapane each had a goal...

Kahkonen stops 28 shots, Sharks blank Canadiens 4-0

Nov. 29, 2022 23:33 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Kaapo Kahkonen stopped 28 shots for his first shutout for San Jose and the Sharks beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-0 on Tuesday night. “It’s great, but it also tells how we’ve played as a team,” Kahkonen said. “Huge blocks, huge (penalty) kills, good sticks...

Hayes scores twice, Flyers top Isles 3-1 to end 10-game skid

Nov. 29, 2022 23:01 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kevin Hayes scored two goals, Carter Hart made 23 saves and the Philadelphia Flyers snapped a 10-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Travis Sanheim also scored and Lukáš Sedlák added two assists for...

Pesce's winner in OT lifts Hurricanes past Penguins 3-2

Nov. 29, 2022 22:52 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins saw a hit they considered dangerous and stopped. Carolina didn't. And when the whistle didn't blow, the Hurricanes took advantage by starting their six-game road trip with a bang. Brett Pesce scored at the end of a two-on-none 2:20 into...